Suspect in Bent County Murder Captured in Illinois

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Published Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The suspect in the murder of a Bent County woman has been captured in Peoria, Illinois, after a nationwide bulletin was issued for his arrest.

Robert Russell Inlow, 43, was captured without incident by the US Marshals Service Tuesday afternoon. He is alleged to have killed his mother, Cheryl Gray, 62, in her Las Animas home. Her body was discovered Monday night after Bent County Sheriff's deputies were called to her home for a welfare check.

Colorado officials are seeking Inlow's extradition to Colorado to face first degree murder charges. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.